English | Dzongkha Monday, October 23, 2017

Rice as soelra from His Majesty

His Majesty the King has granted rice as soelra to 112 households in Maedtsho and Jarey Gewogs in Lhuentse. The households had lost their crops to the recent heavy rain and hail.

ECB resolves cases related to primary round of election

The Election Commission of Bhutan (ECB) has resolved cases related to the primary round of election.

Road block in Gasa

Continuous rain has caused a road block at Ghatana near Damji in Gasa dzongkhag. Our reporter Sonam Rinchen says, there had been continuous rain for three days now in Gasa.

ECB receives 60,000 postal ballots for NA

Only about a thousand postal ballots were rejected, a drastic decrease as against that of the National Council Elections this year. Of the 79,698 registered voters for postal ballot, the election commission has received 60,000 ballots including ballots from overseas.

Parking-fee hike angers truckers

Truckers and medium-vehicle drivers in Phuentsholing are not happy with the recent hike in the parking fee of the truck parking area designated by the Thromde. The fee has increased by over five times more.

No posts related to politics during blackout period

Poll day is this Friday-the May 31, and on the Election calendar: by 9 am tomorrow, political parties are to end their campaigns for the primary round of the National Assembly elections.

Commerce and Management Summit goes international

After receiving a good participation response during the first phase, Impetus, a Commerce and Management Summit of Geaddu College of Business Studies went international beginning this year.

Slightly higher rainfall expected

A monsoon outlook from the Department of Hydro-Met Services forecast the second week of June as the expected start of monsoon. The outlook also forecasts the quantity of rainfall this year will be slightly higher than last year.

Unlicensed driver dies in road fatality

A 40-year-old man died on the spot when the Maruti 800 car he was driving, went off the road in Gelephu, last night.  The accident took place at around 11 pm.

Zhung Dratshang opens child care and protection office

The Zhung Dratshang opened its child care and protection office in the capital, today.

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